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Fullerton City Council Plans Closed-Door Session As Kelly Thomas Wrongful Death Trial Begins

FULLERTON (CBSLA.com) —  Fullerton’s City Council has scheduled a last-minute closed-door meeting with its lawyers Monday morning, the same time that a court trial is supposed to begin in a lawsuit filed over the 2011 death of transient Kelly Thomas  at the hands of Fullerton police. 470 more words


Opening Statements Begin In Murder Trial Of Man Accused Of Pushing Wife Off Cliff

DENVER (CBS4)– Testimony began on Tuesday in the murder trial of a Highlands Ranch man accused of pushing his second wife to her death off a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park on their wedding anniversary. 195 more words


Opening Statements Made In Trial Of Doctor Accused In 3 Drug Deaths

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Even after several patients died of overdoses, a California doctor charged in their deaths kept passing out prescriptions for powerful painkillers in appointments that lasted as little as three minutes, often without physical exams and despite red flags that she could be feeding addictions, a prosecutor told jurors Monday. 711 more words


Prosecution Rests In Zumberge Neighbor-Killing Case

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – After three days of prosecution testimony, the state has rested its case against Neal Zumberge.

He’s the New Brighton homeowner who ended a long-running deer feeding dispute by shooting and killing his neighbor, Todd Stevens. 313 more words


Opening Statements Heard In Zumberge Trial

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Neil Zumberge’s attorney told jurors on Monday that his client feared for his family and that the shooting of Todd Stevens last spring was an act of self-defense. 219 more words


Theater shooting DA: Psychiatrists agree 'that guy was sane'

RELATED: Defense ask jurys to ‘accept reality of mental disease’

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The district attorney in the Aurora theater shooting case claimed James Holmes, the admitted gunman in the July 2012 shooting, was sane in opening statements Monday. 640 more words


Jury seated and opening statements read in Rayhons trial

UPDATE – A jury has been seated and opening statements read in the trial of former Iowa legislator Henry Rayhons.

Rayhons is facing third-degree sexual abuse charges for allegedly committing sexual acts with his wife, Donna Rayhons who suffered from dementia while she was a patient in a nursing home. 619 more words